Celebrate the holidays with some hometown holiday fun this weekend in Cochise County.
Dec. 5 & 6 Christmas Apple Festival, Willcox
Celebrate the holidays A country crafts fair featuring handcrafted arts and crafts and quality reproductions. Art Show, door prizes and loads of holiday fun!
Details: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Christmas Lighted Parade: 6 p.m. on Dec. 6 in owntown Willcox. Admission is free. Info: 520-384-2272
Dec. 5 & 6, Holiday Fashion Show & Fair, Douglas
Merchants will host a fashion show and fair in downtown Douglas. Friday’s festivities begin with the free fashion show in the beautiful Gadsden Hotel lobby. Afterward, the Cochise College Choir will entertain with songs of the season. On Saturday, they will close the streets for crafts, vendors, a car show, sidewalk sales and a visit from Santa Claus.
Details: Fashion show begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Gadsden Hotel lobby. The choir will sing at 7 p.m. Info available from the Hotel Gadsden at 520-364-4481
Dec. 5-7, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Bisbee
Join the Bisbee Repertory Theatre and the Bisbee Community Chorus for a night of music and entertainment!
Details: 7 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; 3 p.m. Sun. at the Bisbee Repertory Theatre. Admission is free. Info: 520-432-3554 or 1-800-2BISBEE.
Dec. 6, Christmas Lighted Parade, Willcox
Kick off the Christmas season with a lighted parade in downtown Willcox. Enjoy music and free hot dogs, hot chocolate and apple cider for the kids.
Details: 6:30 p.m. in downtown Willcox. Admission is free. Info: 520-384-2272.
Dec. 6, 50th Annual Christmas Night of Lights, Sierra Vista
An evening parade starts the holiday season at Sierra Vista’s “Christmas Parade of Lights.”
Details: 5:30 p.m. on Fry Blvd from Buffalo Trail to Coronado Blvd. Admission is free. Info: 520-458-6940
Dec, 6 & 7, Cascabel Community Fair, Cascabel
The 28th Annual Cascabel Community Fair will be held on the banks of the San Pedro River, 10 a.m to 4 p.m. It is a celebration of rural Arizona’s beauty and artistic expression. Call 520-212-2529 for more information.
Dec. 7, Holiday Tour of Officers’ Homes, Fort Huachuca
A uniformed soldier will greet you at each officer’s home, beautifully decorated for the holiday season.
Details: 1 to 5 p.m. at Brown Parade Field on Fort Huachuca. Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of tour. Info: 520-417-6960
Note: Fort Huachuca is an active military installation. Visitor passes are available to US citizens at the post’s main gate with a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of insurance (or rental car agreement). All passengers over 13 must have photo identification.